Basic Research

- to understand what happens in the brain to cause mental illness

Daniel Weinberger, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Daniel Weinberger, M.D.
January 27, 2014
From The Quarterly, Spring 2014 “It is now generally believed that an illness like schizophrenia is caused by many hundreds of genetic errors,” says Daniel...
Michael O’Donovan, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research foundation Lieber Prize Winner
Michael O’Donovan, M.D., Ph.D.
January 27, 2014
From The Quarterly, Spring 2014 One of the mysteries of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric illnesses with heritable genetic characteristics is that even...
Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., world-renowned geneticist and schizophrenia researcher
Mary-Claire King, Ph.D.
January 27, 2014
A World-Renowned Breast Cancer Geneticist Tackles the Genetics of Serious Mental Illness From The Quarterly, Spring 2014 In 2006, Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., one...
Shaun Purcell, Ph.D., Expert on Schizophrenia Research
Shaun Purcell, Ph.D.
January 27, 2014
Two independent studies conducted by scientists in the United Kingdom and the United States show that rare genetic changes found in the DNA of people with...
Jay N. Giedd, M.D., Expert on child and adolescent psychiatric research
Jay N. Giedd, M.D.
January 17, 2014
Congratulations to Jay N. Giedd, M.D., of the National Institute of Mental Health on receiving the 2013 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and...


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